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How to Maintain a Fireplace and Chimney

Learn how to maintain a fireplace and chimney with these basic step-by-step instructions.

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Top 24 Chimneys Projects

  1. 1. Trick or Treat (20:00)

    With the weather becoming colder, the need for heat is now urgent.

  2. 2. Smoke Out (20:00)

    Make sure dryer lint doesn't start a fire in your home with this advice.

  3. 3. Maintaining a Fireplace and Chimney

    Host Tim Hockenberry tackles two hot topics – the fireplace and chimney. He also shares tips on the proper maintenance before and...

  4. 4. Tips on Cleaning and Maintaining a Fireplace

    Cleaning and maintaining a fireplace can be a DIY job, but before the chimney is cleaned, key areas must be checked. DIY Network offers...

  5. 5. Rain, Rakes and Radar (03:27)

    On a rainy Florida day, Jason and crew give the Priors' yard a facelift.

  6. 6. How To Check and Re-Caulk Flashing

    Maintenance tips for wall, chimney and plumbing vents.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. Stucco Brick Chimney Makeover (00:01:00)

    Matt show a homeowner how to give a brick chimney a makeover using stucco.

  8. 8. Refacing a Chimney (01:00)

    If you discover a hidden chimney behind a wall, either expose or reface it.

  9. 9. Chimney Rebuild (00:03:27)

    If your chimney is ever destroyed by fire, here are pro tips on rebuilding.

  10. 10. How to Repair a Chimney Flue Liner and Ash Dump

    These easy step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to repair a chimney by fixing a hole in the flue liner and repairing an old ash du...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. Home Cookin' (20:00)

    A flamethrower ignites the house and Santa Claus gets stuck in the chimney.

  12. 12. Mom Wants a New Office (00:03:57)

    Terry and Jon remodel their mom's office and install a built-in desk.

  13. 13. Chimney Caps (01:31)

    Care for your chimney this winter by installing a chimney cap.

  14. 14. Outdoor Cigar Room (20:00)

    Dean and Derek take cigar enjoyment outside with this rich cigar lounge.

  15. 15. How to Add New Flashing

    The seal between the chimney and the roof can be a potential site for leaks if water doesn't shed away properly. Here are some basic st...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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